Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

International Journalism

This course offers an intensive and advanced programme of study that aims to provide students with an understanding of the current theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are essential for a career in journalism practice with a global orientation or focus.

Entry requirements

Candidates should possess a prior degree (or equivalent) at 2.1, or above, or have considerable experience in a related field and be able to demonstrate outstanding ability and potential. Good spoken and written English are vital. IELTS level 6.5 is a minimum. Applicants should have sound academic skills (research, writing, presentation), an interest in ideas and their application and some basic competence in IT skills (word-processing, Internet activities etc). Above all, applicants need to have an inquiring mind, an aptitude for finding things out, sharing and communicating ideas, and a desire to develop as an independent and self-motivated thinker.

Course modules

Globalisation and communication; online journalism; new journalism in context; production lab/research methods; MA by practice or MA by dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments usually emphasise scholarly or professional practice through which the key learning objectives are tested. Three weeks are set aside for assessment work.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,195 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 6,195 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 3,100 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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